Securing housing can be the biggest challenge for those leaving a domestic violence situation and is often the underlying reason why many victims of violence choose to stay in the situations they are in, to avoid homelessness. Farhio House advocates work with those residing in our shelter with establishing and maintaining safe affordable housing. We are acutely aware of the specific challenges victims of domestic violence face when achieving self-sufficiency in regards to housing. East African and immigrant women and their children face an array of challenges as well in establishing and maintaining safe housing. Therefore we work to understand these barriers and advocate to find safe places for all families to call home.
In a world more diverse and integrated than ever before, it’s not uncommon to hear criticisms of spaces and resources…Read more
First-of-its-kind shelter offers a safe haven for East African and Muslim women in Minnesota fleeing abuseEast African and Muslim women in Minnesota escaping domestic abuse now have a place to find a safe haven in…Read more
Voice of East African Women’s mission is simple; we promote individualized safety planning for women in times of crisis and…Read more